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The new Blackwell companion to medical sociology [electronic resource] / edited by William C. Cockerham.

Publication:
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series:
Blackwell companions to sociology.
Blackwell companions to sociology
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvii, 596 p.) : ill.
Subjects:
Social medicine.
Medical subjects:
Sociology, Medical -- methods.
Contents:
Medical sociology and sociological theory / William C. Cockerham and Graham Scambler
Health and culture / Stella Quah
The sociology of the body / Sarah Nettleton
Health and social stratification / Eero Lahelma
Health status and gender / Ellen Annandale
Health, ethnicity, and race / Hannah Bradby and James Y. Nazroo
Health and religion / Ellen L. Idler
Health lifestyles : bringing structure back / William C. Cockerham
Social capital and health / Lijun Song, Joonmo Son, and Nan Lin
Medicalization, social control, and the relief of suffering / Joseph E. Davis
Stress / William R. Avison and Stephanie S. Thomas
Stress in the workplace / Johannes Siegrist
Emerging infectious diseases, urbanization, and globalization in the time of global warming / George J. Armelagos and Kristin N. Harper
Chronic illness / Kathy Charmaz and Dana Rosenfeld
Health professions and occupations / Elianne Riska
Challenges to the doctor-patient relationship in the twenty-first century / Jennifer Vanderminden and Sharyn J. Potter
Complementary and alternative medicine : processes of legitimation, professionalization, and cooption / Hans A. Baer
The American health care system : beginning the twenty-first century with high risk, major challenges, and great opportunities / Bernice A. Pescosolido and Carol A. Boyer
The British health care system / Michael Bury
The convergence and divergence of modern health care systems / Fred Stevens
Social policies and health inequalities / Amélie Quesnel-Vallée and Tania Jenkins
A sociological gaze on bioethics / Krisina Orfali and Raymond G. DeVries
Medical sociology and genetics / Paul A. Martin and Robert Dingwall
New developments in neuroscience and medical sociology / Simon J. Williams.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Cockerham, William C.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
1444314785 (electronic bk.)
9781444314786 (electronic bk.)
9781405188685 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1405188685 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Publisher Number:
99953596365
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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